The College of Engineering at the University of Texas Permian Basin seeks outstanding applicants for a tenure-track, open rank (assistant, associate, or professor level) faculty position in Electrical Engineering, to begin Fall 2020. The department is seeking candidates in the areas of microelectronics, hardware-security, RF, System-On-a-Chip (SOC) design, sensors, MEMS systems, Internet of Things (IoTs), and robotics.
In addition to teaching and service responsibilities, the successful candidate will be expected to establish an innovative, externally funded, excellent research program and build effective collaborations in his/her area of expertise with industry in the Permian Basin. The successful candidate should have plans to involve undergraduate students in his/her research.
Interested applicants must have an earned doctorate in Electrical Engineering at the time of appointment. Senior applicants should possess an outstanding record of externally funded research. The University’s new Electrical Engineering Program is situated in the heart of the Permian Basin, one of the most important petroleum-producing regions in the world, and faculty often have the opportunity to partner with large companies on student projects and grants directed at problems related to oil production and its associated manufacturing and processing industries. More information about the College of Engineering can be found at: https://www.utpb.edu/engineering/index.
Finalists for the position will be asked to submit a grant proposal to the University of Texas STARs grant program, which may offer the successful applicant substantial research start-up funding. More information about the STARs program can be found at: https://www.utsystem.edu/offices/academic-affairs/stars-program.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Questions regarding the search may be directed to Dr. Mohsin Jamali at email@example.com.
HOW TO APPLY:
All applicants must submit a UTPB electronic application in order to be considered. Link to the job posting at the UTPB Careers site: https://utpb.peopleadmin.com/postings/2260.
Applicants must submit a cover letter, c.v., statement of research, statement of teaching philosophy that includes potential courses to be taught, and complete contact information for at least three (3) professional references.
*Please include all required documents with your submission.
**Unofficial transcripts of qualifying degree(s) are acceptable for purposes of the application; official transcript are required before a letter of appointment can be issued.
The University offers an excellent compensation package, which includes a broad range of employee benefits and a generous retirement program (TRS). We invite you to learn more about us at: www.utpb.edu.
UT–Permian Basin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. UTPB does not discriminate against applicants, students, or employees based on race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, veteran status or sexual orientation in employment or in the provision of services. Women and underrepresented group members are encouraged to apply.
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• Earned doctorate in Electrical Engineering • Expertise (research and teaching) in microelectronics, hardware-security, RF, System-On-a-Chip (SOC) design, sensors, MEMS systems, Internet of Things (IsTs), and/or robotics • Senior applicants must possess an outstanding record of externally funded research and teaching excellence • Finalist(s) will be required to submit a grant proposal to the UT STARs Program
Internal Number: F060P
About The University of Texas Permian Basin
The only university named after a geological formation, The University of Texas Permian Basin is a University of Texas System institution, which includes nine academic universities and six health institutions statewide. Surrounded by one of the largest oilfields in the country, UTPB is home to over 5,500 students and approximately 250 teaching faculty. Located in Odessa, Texas, the University has an impact of nearly $250 million on the regional economy and is recognized for its affordability, awarding roughly $15 million in financial aid annually. With 35 undergraduate and 18 graduate programs of study to choose from – as well as the flexibility of fully on-line undergraduate and graduate degree programs – the University consistently ranks among the top 5 Texas public universities for students employed or accepted in graduate/professional school within one year of graduation. At UTPB, you get it all: the small-campus feel with the might of The University of Texas System.
As a regional, comprehensive institution, The University of Texas Permian Basin serves a diverse community of students from the region, the state, and beyond. Through excellence in student-centered teaching, lear...ning, research, and public service, the University cultivates engaged citizens and impacts lives while advancing technology and the public interests of West Texas. The University aspires to be a vibrant student-focused center of excellence for learning, culture, and economic development, preparing students for leadership and success in a complex and changing world. We invite you to learn more about us at: www.utpb.edu.
The University of Texas Permian Basin values the great variety of intellectual and cultural perspectives that contribute to our success. We strongly believe that our future depends heavily on our ability to embrace diversity and leverage the strength of inclusion. The University prohibits unlawful discrimination against a person because of their race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation and gender identity. The University's commitment to equal opportunity extends its nondiscrimination protections to gender expression. The Office of Human Resources prohibits discrimination on the basis of a disability. If you require an accommodation in the application process, please contact the Human Resources Department at 432-552-2747. Note: The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires The University of Texas Permian Basin to employ only U.S. citizens and aliens authorized to work in the U.S. New employees must present documents verifying identity and right to accept employment.
UTPB participates in E-Verify.